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Apr 24, 2013 3:00pm PDT
regulations and lower taxes. they have a three-prong strategy, including educating grassroots activists, influencing politics, and buying media. if they succeed in the bid, papers like the l.a. times, and "chicago tribune" could serve as part of the right-wing agenda. could we be entering a new citizen citizen kaine era? joining us to talk about that is syndicated columnist david sirota. welcome back inside "the war room," david. >> thank you for having me. >> michael: what makes this so valuable to the koch brothers. >> the reports you put together was based on a "new york times" story. i bring that up, because much of the news today, because of the changes in journalism much of the news is still based on the firsthand reporting of newspapers. so what the koch brothers see in the tribune company is not necessarily a company that can make big profits for koch industries unto itself, that is to say the eight newspapers that the tribune owns are not necessarily profit-making themselves, but what the koch brothers see is an instrument to influence the news from the ground up, from the plac
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Apr 22, 2013 3:00pm PDT
chance we'll see this president even say the words "carbon tax"? >> with an open mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned "great leadership" so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter). >> watch the show. >> only on current tv. current tv is the place for true stories. with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines. real, gripping, current. documentaries... on current tv. >> michael: at 844 pages, the bipartisan immigration bill is meaty legislation. all of the gangs back door dealing has added a lot of well, pork. they negotiated a new work visa program allowing up to 200,000 low-skill workers to entry the country, at the very last moment, senator lindsey graham added another 20,000 visas especially for meat cutters. guess what his number one comedy is in his state? chicken. that's right. senator michael bennett drafted a cool provision for the ski resorts, making it easier for them to hire foreign see instructors. they could come to the state under the same
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Apr 17, 2013 3:00pm PDT
even say the words "carbon tax"? >> with an open mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned "great leadership" so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter). >> watch the show. >> only on current tv. sglefrjts the united states senate let down an awful lot of people including the newtown families. i don't know how anybody who looked into the eye, could have voted the way they did today. >> michael: vice president joe biden summing up the failure of the senate to pass the manchin toomey gun legislation. six more votes were needed to overcome a filibuster. these four voted against it. minutes after the vote the progressive change campaign committee announced it will run ads against senator. harry reid supported the measure, but voted against it. that allows him to bring it up again for a vote. president obama put the blame squarely at the feet of senate republicans. >> obama: families that know unspeakable grief summoned the courage to petition their elected leaders, not just to h
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Apr 18, 2013 3:00pm PDT
[ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> michael: it has been an emotional tragic, and very taxing week on all of us, and what we have for you today is breaking news about what happened in boston, what happened in texas and of course we're going to bring you live--we're going to talk to about what happened with the gun bill as well. we have a great show for you. i'm michael shure, and you're in the war room. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> michael: we have breaking news coming out of botch today. as you know today was the day when the fbi was going to have a press conference. they just had that press conference, and we now have photos of the bombing suspect-- suspect--two bombing suspects in boston. they've been photographed, they've been videoed. the video coming from lord & taylor from across the street. they have done a remarkable job piecing together these images and these videos. here is a little bit with what they say today at this press conference, which concluded just a little while ago. >> identifying and locating those responsible is now our highest priority. no other details will be released at this
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Apr 23, 2013 3:00pm PDT
we run the tax system, the regulatory system, how we're seeing our federal government turned into a machine that is not functioning for the welfare of all the american people. >> michael: yes, and you know, it should scream how tired we are of saying that should scream to the american congress. hopefully this will once again scream there are some lucky sur cues law students because they get to have david johnston for a teacher. coming up, the republicans' favorite democrats is calling it quits. he says he has had enough, and for progressives the feeling is more than mutual. this is your only indestructible aircraft seriously. we can't get rid of it. and mariana cook will join us with her latest work. please stay with us in "the war room." >> if you believe in state's rights but still support the drug war you must be high. >> "viewpoint" digs deep into the issues of the day. >> do you think that there is any chance we'll see this president even say the words "carbon tax"? >> with an open mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> ...and a distinctly satirica
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